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College of Business hosts Lawrence W. Reed, author and president emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education

April 12, 2021| College of Business | The Harding University College of Business will host Lawrence W. Reed, author and president emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education, Thursday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium. Reed will speak on the title of his 2020 book, Was Jesus a Socialist? The event will be open to the public, followed by a Q&A. All COVID-19 guidelines
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National Science Foundation awards University Faculty James Huff $575k grant to launch career-long research

April 5, 2021 | Honors College | Department of Engineering | The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded James Huff, associate professor of engineering and Honors College faculty fellow, a $575,000 grant for his research titled CAREER: Advancing academic cultures of well-being by understanding professional experiences of engineering faculty. This NSF CAREER grant is the most prestigious individual award given to an early-career faculty member
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American Studies Institute hosts “An Evening with Warren Stephens”

April 1, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Warren Stephens, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Stephens Inc., a privately-owned diversified financial services firm headquartered in Little Rock, for its final event of the year. “An Evening with Warren Stephens” will be held in the Benson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13.
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HU Online launches a new initiative, the Center for Organizational Leadership, which will offer three certificate programs and the Master of Arts in organizational leadership degree beginning this fall

March 18 , 2021 | HU Online | Center for Organizational Leadership | Harding University announced today the launch of the Harding University Center for Organizational Leadership, the first initiative of the newly formed HU Online. Through HUCOL, Harding will offer a Master of Arts in organizational leadership and three certificate programs in executive and workplace coaching, human resource management, and learning and development beginning
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Spring Sing presents ‘Twice Upon a Time’ April 15-17

March 16, 2021 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni, families, friends and guests of Harding University are invited April 15-17 for the 47th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show, in a modified format, will feature over 500 performers with the spectacle and joy that is a hallmark of the annual event. The event will be open to a limited live audience approved by the
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Memoir published by former Harding University president, chancellor Clifton L. Ganus Jr.

March 10, 2021 | The family of Clifton L. Ganus, Jr., has released I’d Do It All Again, a memoir written by the former president and chancellor of Harding University recounting adventures and experiences from his life.  Dr. Ganus was known by thousands of people as an administrator and representative of his University. That was only part of his story. His life also involved travels
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Temple Grandin shares the influence of autism on her professional career at American Studies Institute distinguished lecture series

March 5, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Temple Grandin, American doctor of animal science and bestselling author. The lecture titled “Developing Talents: Utilizing the Skills of Different Kinds of Minds” is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16 in the Benson Auditorium. Grandin’s lecture highlights her own experience with autism spectrum disorders and her
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American Studies Institute hosts closed event with sociologist, educator Michael Lindsay

February 19, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will feature award-winning sociologist and educator Michael Lindsay, the eighth president of Gordon College and an expert on religion, culture and leadership, for a closed event at 7:30 p.m. CST on Monday, Feb. 22. Lindsay’s lecture, View from the Top, is titled after his latest book, the University’s Harding Read, and
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Board chairman announces search for new president

Feb. 10, 2021 | Presidential Search | Dr. Robert C. Walker, chairman of the Harding University board of trustees, has appointed a presidential search committee to identify and recommend the University’s next president. CarterBaldwin, an executive search firm, has been hired to assist the board and the committee with the search process. “We are conducting a nationwide search for a president that will lead Harding
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Remembering and honoring the life of Botham Jean

Feb. 8, 2021 | Harding University President David Burks announced that the University will remember and honor the life of Botham Jean by placing a bronze monument bearing his image in front of the American Heritage Building. Jean was a 2016 alumnus of the University from St. Lucia who was murdered Sept. 6, 2018, at his home in Dallas. Further, the Botham Jean Inspiration Award
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